Chicken Divan
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: American
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 700 gr. / 24 oz. chicken breasts cut lengthwise
  • 700 gr. / 24 oz. broccoli florets
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup milk, full fat
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp sherry
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ⅔ cup parmigiano reggiano
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Put the broccoli into your steamer and steam for about seven minutes.
  2. If the broccoli is fresh it will need about ten minutes.
  3. Remove, rinse under the faucet to stop it from continuing to cook and set aside.
  4. In a skillet pour about 4 tbsp of olive oil and in medium heat sauté the chicken until golden brown.
  5. Remove and set aside.
  6. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.
  7. In a pot add the butter over medium heat.
  8. Throw the flour and whisk for about a minute.
  9. Slowly, slowly pour first the stock and then the milk while whisking constantly.
  10. Continue to whisk until the batter starts to thicken.
  11. Add the nutmeg, salt and pepper, the sherry, and ½ cup of the cheese.
  12. Stir everything until the cheese is completely melted.
  13. Remove and set aside.
  14. Take a pyrex or a casserole dish and butter it really well.
  15. Add the broccoli in one layer covering the bottom of the dish.
  16. Throw the rest of the cheese on top of it.
  17. Arrange the chicken breasts above and sprinkle the almonds on top of them.
  18. In your stand mixer beat the heavy cream until it makes soft peaks and then fold it into the cheese sauce.
  19. Pour the sauce on top of the chicken and bake for about 30 minutes or until it takes a beautiful golden brown color on top.
Notes/ Σημειώσεις
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